EuroQuest VII Announcement
Aug. 15, 2009

The Boardgame Players Association and Games Club of Maryland proudly present

Euro Quest VII
A European-Style Gaming Conference

Nov. 12 - 15, 2009
Holiday Inn (formerly Days Hotel), 9615 Deerco Road
Timonium, Maryland 21090

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What? Euro Quest is a unique blend of tournaments and open gaming.

Why: Euro Quest provides a competitive forum for the play of popular "European" style boardgames in a focused, in-depth format not available elsewhere. All tournaments will be run to provide multiple opportunities to compete in the same game with a minimum of three preliminary heats preceding the elimination rounds.

The tournaments to be included are: Agricola, Thurn and Taxis, Race for the Galaxy, Ra, Princes of Florence, Power Grid, Puerto Rico, Settlers of Catan, St. Petersburg, and Ticket to Ride Combo, along with the Hot New game for 2009: Dominion. A Wild Card event including games such as: Alhambra, Can't Stop, Caylus, Goa, Pillars of the Earth, San Juan, Stone Age, Vegas Showdown, and Yspahan and a brand new title released at Essen to be announced Nov. 1. Expect to see three or four more titles added as the con draws near depending on GM availability.

BPA plaques will be awarded for each event and best overall individual performance - providing plenty of laurel opportunities for those who want to improve their standings in BPA's annual Caesar competition.

Open Gaming: Dedicated open gaming space will be provided in the main gaming hall during the entire duration of the convention.

Vendors: Z-Man Games and Canton Games will be on hand, and gamers can expect to see some of the hottest new Euros fresh from Essen.

       

Where? The Holiday Inn (formerly Days Hotel) is located at 9615 Deerco Road, Baltimore, MD 21093. Phone: 800-235-3297 or 410-560-1000. Fax: 410-561-3918. It is off I-83 Exit 17, Padonia Road, about 3 miles south of Hunt Valley. (See map.) Accessible to Light Rail, 4 blocks from Timonium Fairgrounds station. BWI Airport Shuttle is available.

EuroQuest offers a convention special discounted rate of $89 per night, plus applicable taxes, until Nov. 1 or our room block sells out, whichever occurs first. Mention "Euro Quest" when reserving your room. Room options include one king or two queen size beds with up to four persons per room. Reservations must be received no later than Nov. 1. Be advised: This hotel usually sells out prior to the deadline during Euro Quest week. Chili's restaurant is attached to the hotel and is open for lunch and dinner.

If the hotel is full, we advise that you book into one of our overflow hotels on our Regional Information page. We also provide information on restaurants within walking distance and other attractions in the area.

When? Open Gaming starts at noon on Thursday, Nov. 12 and ends 10 PM Sunday, Nov. 15. Tournaments begin 3 PM on Thursday and continue thru 3 PM on Sunday.

Pre-Registration? Pre-registration is due by Sun., Nov. 1, 2009. Cost for four days is $40; any one day costs $15. Children 12 and under may play in the open gaming area for free when accompanied by a paying adult. Admission is not refundable and non-transferrable. Submit the preregistration form and a check to BPA, 1541 Redfield Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015.

Discount: All BPA members and/or Supporting Members of GCOM are eligible for a $10 discount off the full four-day admission price if they pre-register by Nov. 1, 2009. NOTE: All paid multi-day attendees of WBC 2009 are current BPA members. You can become a current BPA Associate member for $10 and thereby qualify for reduced pre-registered Admission to all BPA conventions and free Email tournaments begun during the calendar year of your membership.

Refunds: The Euro Quest pre-registration fee is a discounted rate extended in exchange for a guarantee to attend. As such, no refunds are allowed.

Registration at the Door? Price for all four days is $50. For any one day, the price is $20. Children 12 and under may play in the open gaming area for free when accompanied by a paying adult. No discounts apply to At-the-Door registrations regardless of membership affiliation.

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